Different Ways to Cope

Tonight, on BBC1’s The One Show, there was a film about a laryngectomee, Doreen, who has been left with no voice. She now uses Art to express herself. The program may be seen following the link below. The relevant section starts around 39 minutes in.


This will only be available for a few weeks so the video will be posted on our video page soon.

In the meantime we can see her attitude in the picture below:


It has to be said that the majority of laryngectomees  find a voice. For the minority, like Doreen, that do not  then tablets and mobile phones can offer an alternative way to communicate.